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Exhibition tour of Lungiswa Gqunta: Sleep in Witness


Henry Moore Institute, Leeds

Detail of Lungiswa Gqunta's installation 'Zinodaka', showing an amophous, clear glass sculpture resting on a bed of dried, cracked clay.

Join artist Enam Gbewonyo and Laurence Sillars, Head of the Henry Moore Institute and curator of Lungiswa Gqunta: Sleep in Witness as they discuss the work and themes of the exhibition.

About the speakers

Enam Gbewonyo’s practice investigates identity, womanhood, and humanity through the mediums of textiles and performance. She advocates handcraft’s spiritual healing powers, using processes like embroidery, knit, weave, print and wirework. Her curatorial work is dedicated to highlighting artists from Africa and its diaspora.


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Lungiswa Gqunta: Sleep in Witness
A woman walks through Lungiswa Gqunta’s sculpture 'Ntabamanzi', made from barbed wire and blue wool. The sculpture is designed to look like a wave breaking against the wall of the gallery.


Lungiswa Gqunta: Sleep in Witness

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Henry Moore Institute, Leeds

Getting here

The Henry Moore Institute

Experience, study and enjoy sculpture from around the world in the centre of Leeds.

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United Kingdom

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